35 NGOs urge the Home Affairs Select Committee not to ignore the issue of unlawful detention

, 3 October 2011: Today, 35 NGOs have written to the Chair of the Home Affairs Select Committee (HASC), urging him to ‘apply scrutiny to the issue of unlawful detention’ in their forthcoming inquiry into asylum and migration.  The letter was drafted by Bail for Immigration Detainees, Freedom from Torture and Detention Action after the idea was mooted at the Detention Forum quarterly meeting on 14th September.  Continue reading “35 NGOs urge the Home Affairs Select Committee not to ignore the issue of unlawful detention”